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EU-Turkey deal makes seeking refuge in Europe “mission impossible” for most vulnerable

The EU-Turkey deal has turned Greece into a testing ground for European Union policies that are eroding the rights of refugees and asylum seekers, and expose people to risk and abuse, the International...

No escape for Syrians seeking safety six years after first protests

Six years since the demonstrations that triggered the descent into a brutal civil war, millions of Syrians are bearing the brunt of increasingly restrictive policies around the world and inside Syria...

Reaction to MPs rejecting amendment on councils and child refugees

In response to MPs rejecting an amendment requiring councils to regularly report on spare capacity to resettle child refugees, Josephine Liebl, Oxfam's Humanitarian Policy Adviser, said: ...

Oxfam Online Shop launches Gender Pay Gap Sale

Oxfam's Online Shop is discounting selected items of clothing by 23 percent - representing the global gap between men and women's pay - to mark International Women's Day, which takes...

Agencies urge UK government to use family networks to help more refugees

A group of four organisations are urging the UK government to change the rules around reuniting refugee families as a way of offering a safe haven to more vulnerable people. ...

Threat of four famines “a catastrophic betrayal of our common humanity”

The world stands on the brink of an unprecedented four famines in 2017 due to a catastrophic failure of the global community to uphold its obligations to the most vulnerable of people. ...

Fabulous Oxfam fashion show featuring celebrity models kicks off London Fashion Week

A fabulous Oxfam fashion show - Fashion Fighting Poverty - kicks off London Fashion Week this Thursday, 16 February, 7pm, at the Oxo Tower's On|Off venue in central London.   ...

UK Government’s ‘calculated complicity’ risks Yemen slipping into famine

Oxfam today issued a stinging condemnation of widespread political complicity in the Yemen conflict as the UN launches its latest plan to help millions of people caught up in the crisis. ...

Reaction to Government decision to scrap Dubs amendment

In response to the Government's decision to stop accepting lone child refugees under the Dubs amendment, Maya Mailer, Oxfam's head of humanitarian policy, said: ...

Statement ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's meeting with Donald Trump

Ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's visit to Washington and amid reports that the US is set to close its borders to large numbers of refugees from war torn countries, Maya Mailer, Oxfam's...

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